Wired News: More Reasons to Love Google

Geek humor: If you take a close look at the form Google filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the exact value of its planned offering is $2,718,281,828 dollars, which some would immediately recognize as the mathematical constant e.

Google's IPO: " 'A management team distracted by a series of short-term targets is as pointless as a dieter stepping on a scale every half hour,' "


How Google Became a Cultural Phenomenon

"Larry Page revealed his own vision at a technology conference in February. 'On the more exciting front, you can imagine having your brain being augmented by Google. For example you think about something and your cell phone could whisper the answer in your ear.' "

I'm not sure I'm comfortable with that idea.


Radio Hosts to Pay Price for Fooling Fidel

Paying fine in pennies. 400,000 pennies, at 2.5 grams each (the average weight of a penny), puts the total weight at about 2204.62 pounds. (There are 453.59237 grams in a pound.


WCCO: Oldsmobile Drives Into History

No more Delta 88's, Dad. :-(

CNN correspondent to wed Jordanian prince - Apr 23, 2004

Wow, this gets complicated. CNN correspondent, whose father is UN Envoy to Iraq, is marrying the brother of King Abdullah of Jordan.

FOXNews.com - Politics - Teachers' Union Weighs In on Abortion

As James Taranto said in OpinionJournal.com on 4/26/04 - this is "an odd way to reduce class size." - http://www.opinionjournal.com/best/?id=110005005


Google's Goal

"The ultimate search engine would basically understand everything in the world, and it would always give you the right thing. And we're a long, long ways from that. "

Eco-Friendly Diapers: "Diapers made up 3.4 million tons of waste, or 2.1 percent of U.S. garbage, in landfills in 1998 "

Wow, that's a lot of diapers.


Teresa: Abortion ends a life:

"'With the exception of people who are mindless ... most women wouldn't want to, [have an abortion]'" - Teresa Heinz Kerry


Keep your pants up!

"I can think of a lot of workers, plumbers, who are working and expose their buttocks ..."



Mocking Patrick Henry College

In the middle of an article full of mockery and scorn for attendees and rules at Patrick Henry college was this fascinating quote from Michael Farris (president of HSLDA).

"The most common thing I hear is [Homeschool] parents telling me that they want their kids to be on the Supreme Court. "


Piracy hits Christian music:

"Christian teens are stealing Jesus music. They're doing it through Internet downloads and CD burnings at nearly the same rate as secular music is being pirated, according to a new study done for the Gospel Music Association. "


NOVA | The Elegant Universe | Imagining Other Dimensions | PBS "...Not unless some four-dimensional life-form pulls us from our three-dimensional Spaceland and gives us a view of the world from its perspective."

I wonder where I Cor. 13:12 fits into this picture, if at all:
For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.

or the New Living Translation:
Now we see things imperfectly as in a poor mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity. All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God knows me now.

By Andrew C. McCarthy on Jamie Gorelick on National Review Online

Worth reading. It parses Gorelick's "The truth" op-ed in Washington Post.


TheIndyChannel.com - News - Woman Gives Self C-Section With Knife



LarkNews.com: "And as an added bonus, he'll earn his Persecution badge for this.'"

LOL... LarkNews.com is such a riot.

TV => ADD?: "Researchers have found that every hour preschoolers watch television each day boosts their chances - by about 10 percent - of developing attention deficit problems later in life."